Animating lip sync: Assigning phonemes


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Animating lip sync: Assigning phonemes

So now let's go ahead and use the knowledge we've gained to actually animate a full line of dialog. Now, I have a file here called Pancakes, so let me go ahead and play this dialog, and you'll see why. (Character: I've sworn off pancakes. I'm having French toast instead.) Okay, so that's a very simple line of dialog. So let's go ahead and start working our way through this and actually assigning phonemes to the sound. So the first thing we want to do is we want to work on this a bit at a time. I notice there is a big space here around 45, and so let's go ahead and zoom in so that we can actually see this timeline a little bit more clearly.

So let's go ahead and focus on the first word. So of course, it starts at silence, which means we can select our starting face, or starting expression. In this case, I'm just going to do a neutral expression, but we can certainly change that if we want to make him look more surprised or whatever. So let's go ahea...

Animating lip sync: Assigning phonemes
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Animating lip sync: Assigning phonemes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Character Animation: Maya

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